The Time Machine inspired the international bestseller The Map of Time by Félix J. Palma. As a gift to our readers, we are including the first three chapters of The Map of Time in this ebook edition.
Shipwrecked and alone, Edward Prendick is picked up by a passing vessel and brought to mysterious Noble’s Island, the home of the strange and unsettling Doctor Moreau. Banished from his homeland for his radical and cruel experiments, Moreau conducts his tests on the animals of the island—with horrifying and humanlike results. As Moreau’s rule over the island weakens, the disturbing effects of his ‘Beast Folk’ experiments reveal themselves, triggering a chain reaction of destruction and death.
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The Time Machine is a science fiction tale by H. G. Wells, published in 1895, and is considered by many to be one of the greatest works of science fiction ever created. After inventing a machine that can move through time, the Traveler leaves Victorian London and goes far into the future. The world he discovers seems calm and quiet but as the Traveler looks below the surface he realizes that things are not exactly as they appear. Thought provoking and beautifully illustrated, this classic captures the imagination of readers of all ages and inspires a love of literature and reading.